Man named after fatal collision in Edinburgh

Published 11 September 2019

Andrew MalcolmPolice in Edinburgh can now confirm the identity of a man who died following a road collision in the Leith Walk area.

He was Andrew Malcolm from Edinburgh.

The 62-year-old sustained serious injuries after he was involved in a collision with an HGV and then a Vauxhall Astra outside the Newkirkgate Shopping Centre at around 1.10pm on Tuesday 3rd September.

Emergency services responded to the scene, where, despite their best efforts, Mr Malcolm was pronounced dead.

In a statement issued through Police Scotland, Andrew's daughters, Becky and Stacey Malcolm, said: "Our dad was dearly loved and will be sadly missed by all his family.

"We would like to thank all the emergency services for their assistance and now ask that our privacy is respected at this difficult time".

Inspector Roger Park from the Road Policing Unit in Edinburgh said: "Our deepest condolences are with all of Andrew Malcolm's family and we are continuing with our investigation into this very tragic incident.

"We've already spoken to several key witnesses, however, any other motorists, or members of the public who were in the area and witnessed what happened are asked to come forward, if they have not already spoken with us.

"Similarly, if you believe you may have relevant dash-cam footage of the collision, please also contact police immediately."

Those with information can contact the Road Policing Unit in Edinburgh via 101 and quote incident number 1568 of the 3rd September.


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